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Parsons Corporation Principal Architect in Yanbu, United States

Principal Architect


Yanbu, Al Madinah, Saudi Arabia

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Principal Objective: A brief summary of theresponsibilities of the position.

Provides professional architectural support within a multidiscipline engineering environment to the program projects with particular emphasis on promoting and maintaining the technical adequacy, uniformity, and quality of the project designs in conformance with approved standards and codes. To answer A/E reviews, preparation of engineering/design contract RFP’s, review of PC/EPC contract based design/shop drawings and materials, construction trouble shooting. Interfaces with other sections/disciplines of the Department. Completed Work may also be performed in collaboration with A/E or other design professionals.

Organizational Relationship: A brief synopsis ofreporting relationships i.e., reports to supports section, group, etc.;interfaces with senior management, clients, etc .

Member of Technical Support Section of the Engineering Department professional staff supporting all MYAS projects. Reports professionally to the Supervising Architect unit. Interfaces with project management staff. Other Royal Commission Departments and contractors. Interfaces with other engineering disciplines, project staff, other RC/MSC Departments, A/E representatives, and construction contractor’s representatives.

Major Activities Performed:

1.Perform Architectural work to meet the overall city development program requirements and standards

2.Review A/E contractor design drawings, specifications, and calculation submittals, and, coordinate the same with work of other disciplines

3.Coordinate Architectural/Engineering activities with those of other disciplines and project management team within the Engineering Department, and, also Royal Commission Departments as and where necessary

4.Provide technical advice to other sections within the MSC and the Royal Commission

5.Prepare proposals for design work including sketches and cost estimates for labor, equipment, and materials

6.Process submittals/substitution requests during construction and address RFI’s

7.Prepare technical specifications, conceptual schemas and scope of work descriptions

8.Prepares Request for Proposal (RFP) documents with design concepts

9.Provides technical assistance during pre-bid conferences, proposal evaluations, and post-award or other contract conferences and value engineering

10.Reviews vendor and shop drawings, and construction materials

11.Performs field inspections and provides professional field support and construction trouble showing as necessary during construction phases

12.Perform forensic support work and offer cost effective optimal remedial solutions

13.Assist in setting out Quality Control (QC) terms related to Architectural construction materials and their correct usage

14.Prepare interface layouts and provide solutions for conflicts

15.Prepare quality and presentation conscious technical correspondence, reports, and studies

Experience and Qualifications:

  1. A recognized university Degree in Architecture (B.Arch.) with 10 years post-graduate professional experience. Design experience related to large scale community development with emphasis on site development is required specifically on the following areas:
  • Considerableknowledge of the practices and principals of design

  • Must have soundoverall experience in problem solving field-based engineering and constructiontrouble shooting

  • In depth workingknowledge of US Architectural and international Building Codes

  • Extensiveexperience with building use classifications and analysis for fire safety and life safety codes

  • Extensiveexperience with building technology and materials

  • Strong/workingexperience of AutoCAD. Working knowledge of 3D modeling software is a plus

  • Knowledge ofcomputers and basic software applications: MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)

  • Ability tocommunicate effectively in spoken and written English is essential

2.U.S. registration in the appropriate discipline or U.K. Chartered Architect with Corporate (full professional) membership of the appropriate Institution (PE) or PMP) is required

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.